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#SisterGoals – Serena Williams Can’t Wait to Play Venus Williams in the Australian Open Finals as She Praises Her – “She’s Basically My World and My Life”



MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – JANUARY 10: Serena Williams (L) arrives to the suprise of sister Venus Williams of the USA as Australian Open Tournament Director Craig Tiley introduces them to over 380 Australian Open ballkids for the annual welcome ceremony during a practice session ahead of the 2017 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 10, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Serena Williams only had amazing things to say about her big sister Venus as they get ready to face each other in the 2017 Australian Open Finals.

In her interview with the press after winning her semi-final match against Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, Serena said –

“I’m really proud of Venus. Another total inspiration. My big sister. She’s basically my world and my life.”

Venus is a 7-time major championship winner ranked 13 worldwide while Serena is a 22-time major championship winner and currently ranked number 2 worldwide in Women’s Tennis.

Watch a snippet of the interview –

I’ll be ready!! #AllWiliamsFinal in 2017 They were suppose to retire years ago! ?????? God laughing at the critics.

A video posted by Kevin Simmons (@theskorpion) on

Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images


  1. meah

    January 26, 2017 at 9:12 am

    I love, love, LOVE these two!!

  2. The Real Oma

    January 26, 2017 at 9:17 am

    Awww, i love them

  3. concerned9a

    January 26, 2017 at 9:22 am

    Remarkable. ..Mr ESPN..Thanks for the motivation…best reply! !

  4. Susie

    January 26, 2017 at 9:23 am

    these women always inspire me of how wonderful our daughters can be when we invest in them. It’s amazing how their dad trained them and encouraged them in their craft even though they grew up in poverty. and now look at the lovely ladies they grew up to be!

  5. Diuto

    January 26, 2017 at 9:25 am

    Awwww…. so sweet
    I luv

  6. EE

    January 26, 2017 at 9:35 am

    Venus smiling broadly for more than one reason.

    Ohh and this a really nice shot, especially like the spin on the old white saviour trope.

    Anybody else reminded of that stupid Big Sean-Nicki Minaj song??

  7. Max

    January 26, 2017 at 9:37 am

    I hope Venus wins this time,she needs a trophy for all her endurance all these years of her health and fitness struggles.

  8. Obi

    January 26, 2017 at 9:40 am

    Really struggled to take my eyes off Serena’s derriere. Derriere magnifique. lol

    • E

      January 26, 2017 at 11:17 am

      U no well….lol

    • wale

      January 26, 2017 at 11:50 am

      oh boi! my spoon fell from my mouth and went str8 into my bowl of cornflakes.

      i think i need more sugar

  9. Baby gurl

    January 26, 2017 at 10:02 am

    I wish my younger sister and I had just half of this level of closeness and love. I have tried so hard. Wow I’m so jealous.

    • Booobaaa

      January 26, 2017 at 10:44 am

      Same here girl, same here

    • tunmi

      January 26, 2017 at 2:14 pm

      Me and mine do. Is it something you can work on or something you want to work on?

      Also, friends can be closer than sisters

  10. elizabeth adeyanju

    January 26, 2017 at 10:17 am

    i seriously love this 2 sisters.

  11. nene

    January 26, 2017 at 11:19 am

    no matter what serena does, i’ll always admire her and her sister.

  12. Passing by...

    January 26, 2017 at 11:39 am

    If 2 brothers hugged like that….imagine the reaction….

    • The Real Oma

      January 26, 2017 at 11:56 am

      There will be NO reaction oga…

    • Ese V

      January 26, 2017 at 10:51 pm

      just continue passing by

  13. Anon

    January 26, 2017 at 12:53 pm

    Back to the good old days.

    Then came “The Fed” in the other draw. Maybe a match up with Nadal if he defeats Dimitrov.

    Finals with the legends. Rolling back the years.

  14. carina

    January 26, 2017 at 1:06 pm

    I love them.
    Go Venus!
    Go Serena!!
    Beautiful and successful women!!!

  15. Sistahs!!!!
    ………………………………nothing like blood that sticks together

  16. Authentic Sunshine

    January 26, 2017 at 1:47 pm

    I love, I love , I love. Sister Power!!!!

  17. tunmi

    January 26, 2017 at 2:15 pm

    I love these two!!!! This time I’ll root for Venus. I believe she’s the oldest to compete. Go Venus!!!!

  18. girl

    January 26, 2017 at 6:21 pm

    So proud of the williams sisters, will be rooting for rena though, need her to break that open era record with #23.

  19. Missmissy

    January 26, 2017 at 10:56 pm

    I’m in the same boat as you! I believe God will bring us closer than my imagination. Amen. Stay positive


    January 27, 2017 at 8:50 am

    I hope Serena let’s Venus win this time. It’s been a long time

    • Ije

      January 27, 2017 at 10:59 am

      Bless. Venus is a strong opponent. So Serena shouldn’t let her win. They should both play a mean game. I can’t wait for it!

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